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Fall Garden Mums. Will They Come Back Next Spring?

They're sold as "Hardy" mums, but they rarely live through the winter? Here's how to care for your mums, so they can be truly hardy, perennial plants.

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How to Care for Fall Mum Plants in Containers

Pots overspilling with brightly colored mums (Chrysanthemum spp.) provide fall color indoors or out. Mums come in a huge range of colors and flower forms, which makes them simple to integrate into ...

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How to Make Potted Mums Come Back

Potted mums are autumn classics, with late-season color that boosts curb appeal or brightens a Thanksgiving table. Chrysanthemums (Dendranthema x grandiflora or Chrysanthemum x grandiflorum) may be ...


Did you know that mums (chrysanthemums) don’t have to only last one season?  With a little work, your hardy mums can survive the winter! A very important part of winterizing your mums begins when you plant them. Make sure that the soil drains well so puddled water doesn’t form ice on the roots!  It’s not …